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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

Find a class geared toward:
 Fathers
 Co-Parenting/Blended Families
 Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
 Families with Children with Special Needs or Health Challenges

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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Parent 2 Parent Group

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 3/22/2022    End Date: 6/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Second and Fourth Tuesday of every month

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Audience: Parent and care givers with children of all ages

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkde2hrzMjHtVt6-lkrSNhrlqYR6wxog9O

Additional Information: for more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at KVCAP at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents Support Group for Parents in Treatment and Recovery at Inspire

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 4/5/2022    End Date: 6/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6:00 pm

Town: Ellsworth

Audience: Hancock County Public as well as participants from Healthy Acadia's Inspire Recovery Center

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for coffee and conversation about the amazing and challenging journey called parenthood. Find support, share stories, find resources, get parenting information and so much more. Children and family welcome! Every Tuesday night! April 5th is pizza night!! Hybrid option available: zoom id 216 556 6326 In person: 24 Church Street, Ellsworth at the Healthy Acadia Inspire Recovery Center

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Calais Playgroup

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 4/5/2022    End Date: 6/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10 AM ot 11 AM

Town: Calais

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: This will be held via zoom when the weather demands being inside.

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Machias Playgroup

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 4/6/2022    End Date: 6/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 10 AM -11 AM

Town: Machias

Audience: Caregivers of children birth to 5

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Parenting and Play! Circle of Parents group for Parents of children aged 0-5

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 4/7/2022    End Date: 6/30/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 4:00 pm

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting is hard!! Join us for an hour of fun and connection! Your little one can play with friends while you can find support as you navigate through the journey of parenthood. Join us every Thursday at 4 pm via Zoom! *soon to be in person* For more information or to register call/text: 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org ZOOM ID: 216 556 6326

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Parent Group

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/12/2022    End Date: 6/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers or grandparents that have children of all ages

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: for more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at KVCAP at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Open Circle of Parents

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 4/14/2022    End Date: 6/23/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every other Thursday

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscuqpqzwjGtRJYPgc_Y04ZQFwlgZgnnVB

Additional Information: This informal, encouraging group is open to anyone parenting a child. Connect with other caregivers and share ideas, information and support!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Playgroups

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 6/23/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: 4th Thursday of the month.

Time: 10:00am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers with their infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org